In this companion diary to The Journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty, Patrick's little sister, Molly, brings the tumult of the American homefront to life. She witnesses war protests, fights racial prejudice, and even volunteers in a veterans hospital in this poignant diary that captures the spirit of a conflicted girl, scared both for her brother and for her country. Series Information Today's most distinguished authors lend their voices and talents to this best-selling historical fiction series. Presented in journal format, "Dear America" invites readers into the personal worlds of girls from different times in American history. Each moving narrative is extensively researched and inspired by real letters and journals of the time. Not only will readers experience firsthand what it was like to grow up in another time and place, but they will discover how important their own stories are to the making of history.